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Master of Marine Science and Management

Study Environmental Management

The management of our precious natural environments and resources is one of the most pressing issues of our times. The world needs capable and committed environmental managers who can see the big picture and who have the skills to make a difference.

Southern Cross University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to prepare you for a rewarding career in this globally significant field.

Bachelor degrees in environmental, forest or marine science offer not only a solid scientific foundation but the opportunity to specialise in each discipline.

Postgraduate studies in marine and forest science are likewise an opportunity to develop expertise in long-term sustainable management or a pathway to doctoral studies and a research career.

Research degrees offer ample scope for exploration of conservation, aided by the extensive cross-disciplinary collaboration across the University in research centres with world-leading expertise in fields such as plant science, geoscience, forest science, biogeochemistry and marine science.

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Why choose Environmental Management with Southern Cross?

No.1 in Australia

No.1 in Australia for graduate salary in agriculture and environmental studies (GUG 2021)

Combine your study and passion

Choose from majors including coastal, environmental resource, fisheries and aquaculture, and waste management and resource recovery

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5-star rating for overall experience, learning resources, skills development, student support and teaching quality (GUG 2021)

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